Champions Trophy: England beat South Africa to reach final

England powered through to the final of the Champions Trophy with a seven-wicket victory over a South Africa side who once again underperformed in a major semi-final.

James Anderson (2-14) and James Tredwell (3-19) starred with the ball as the Proteas collapsed to 80-8 before a 95-run stand between David Miller and Rory Kleinveldt hauled them to 175.

Jonathan Trott scored a typically measured unbeaten 82 as England passed their modest target in 37.3 overs to reach their first global 50-over final since 2004.

The hosts will play the winners of Thursday’s second semi-final between India and Sri Lanka in Sunday’s final at Edgbaston. Read more
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